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ABC
Feb 12, 2013 11:00am PST
says it was merely the first response to u.s. threats and vows to continue. >> kristen: president obama is putting the finishing touches on the state of the union tonight. he is expected to focus on jobs but also on gun control and a new development this morning in afghanistan. karen travevs joins us live from washington. >> reporter: good morning. the white house is looking at inauguration state of the union as two acts in the same play. first speech laid out the vision and now he will layout the game plan. >> tonight president obama launches his second term policy agenda and no surprise, it will be heavily focused on the economy. >> you will hear an outline for his plan to create jobs and grow the middle-class. >> to do that he will call for a new program, new spending as way to stimulate growth and republicans will say washington cannot just cut it's a way to prosperity. president obama has a key theme from his reelection campaign. >> he will focus the proposal to help the middle-class grow and help the economy. >> looming in the near future those automatic spending cuts that congres
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 11:00am PST
." >> president obama's popularity among those in california is climbing above 60 percent for the first time since 2009. a poll released shows 62 percent of registered voters approve of president obama's job performance and that is up from 58 percent in september. the poll found california people are more optimistic of the direction in which the country is headed. abc7 news anchor dan ashley is the only bay area journal list to interview president obama today at the white house. his report live from washington, dc, start airing tonight on our newscast going at 5:00 p.m. here on abc7 news. dan is also tweeting from washington. before dan got down to business this morning he spent time with the first dog, tweeting this picture of him and bo on the south lawn of the white house. dan got to meet bo? >> can't wait to see the report. still ahead, new developments on the grounding of the boeing dreamliner airplane with a fix being presented to solve a potentially dangerous battery issue. and the latest on what rescue crews found in the rubble of kansas city >> breaking news from mission district with eva
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 11:00am PST
rock and tony bennett and other hollywood stars are in washington, dc, supporting president obama's gun control package. that includes a ban on assault weapons. also, universal background checks. >> the president and the first lady are like the mom and the dad of the country. when your dad says something, you listen. >> i just believe that assault weapons were invented for war. they should not be on our streets here. >> bennett is still shaken by the connecticut school shooting that killed 20 children and six teachers and school officials. >> the boy scouts are america are not ready to accept gay members postponing a vote on ending the long time policy. now with that story. >> potentially historic change for the boy scouts may not happen for months with a delay for a decision until may to overturn the ban on gay court members. >> we are trying to do whatever we do with the young people that we serve in mind. >> over the weekend, boy scouts and former scout leaders delivered a petition with 1.4 million signatures to the organization's texas headquarters urging an end to the policy. a wom
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 11:00am PST
.s. officials admitted the drone was missing. president obama asked iran to return it. >> president obama says the new pick for the c.i.a. chief will face a lot of questions for the drone warm. john brennan will testify in half an hour. he is expected to be grilled about strikes targeting terrorists overseas. >> boeing 787 dreamliner has safely landed in washington in the first test flight since the fleet was grounded around the world. the jet flew from texas with a skeletal crew and landed in the past hour at boeing facility in washington state. the flight is happening as a federal safety official urges the government to revoke approval for the batteries used in the dreamliner. several jets had fired sparked by the we batteries. a boeing official says it will not talk about compensating affected airlines until after the grounded jets are back in service. >> mike nicco is right when he predicted the rain. >> it was much needed. we have breaks in the cloud cover. the second round will come in tonight and it could be interesting with lightning, thunder, small hail and snow. we will talk about wh
ABC
Feb 13, 2013 11:00am PST
california businesses. >> president obama is taking the state of the union message on the road. right now the president is in north carolina. he is visiting an auto factory in asheville to reinforce the economic proposal tonight. that stop is part of a tour to rally support including job creation and boosting manufacturing and raising the minimum wage. >> in the wealthiest nation in earth no one who work tonight full time should have to live in poverty and raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. >> president obama is getting ready to unveil an executive order today to protect computer network tonight from cyber attack. the white house says it will be the most comprehensive plan, yet, for confronting electronic attack. >> nothing has frustrated me more than what the president laid out tonight, the choice tonight. >> that is senator rubio causing a buzz on social media when he took a water break in the middle of the republican response to the president's speech. in seconds twitter blew up with comment tonight and joke tonight. rubio poked fun at it tweeting this picture after the spee
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 11:00am PST
will go into effect. president obama this morning put pressure on congressional republicans to come up with a plan saying the cuts result in few are police, firefighters on the streets, reduced military readiness, less border security, and criminals going free because federal prosecutors will have to close cases. >> the cuts are not smart, fair, they will hurt or economy, they will add hundreds of thousands of members to the unemployment roles this is not an extract. people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate could tick up again. >> the congress was out there to get the message with lawmakers on recess so this are no negotiations underway. abc7 news anchor is traveling to washington, dc, right now, for an interview with president obama. he will speak with the president at white house tomorrow. the reports from washington begin tonight at 5:00 right here on abc7 news. >> a lot of tears were shed in south africa today at oscar pistorius' bail hearing and at his girlfriend's funeral. the blade runner is accused of premeditated murder. there are surprising new sames. >> we hear two
ABC
Feb 25, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> the most trustworthy moment from last night's oscar. who took home the >> president obama is trying to avert automatic spending cuts kicking in on friday. president obama tried to rally the nation's governors do put pressure on congress in hopes of asiding $85 billion in automatic cuts. governor brown attended the luncheon at the white house where the president reiterated the cuts will slow the economy. >> this morning, you received a report outlining exactly how the cuts will harm middle-class families in your states. thousands of teachers and educators will be laid off. tens of thousands of parents have to deal with finding child care. >> congress is back in session today. lawmakers are unlikely to meet compromises. >> new this morning, another big name retailer is now fallen victim to europe's horse meat scandal. ikea stopped trading the meatballs in 21 european countries after discovering traces of authority meat in them. inspectors in czech republic found evidence of the horse meat in the frozen meatball supply and a spokesman says the tainted meatballs are not sold in the unit
ABC
Feb 26, 2013 11:00am PST
change your genes. >> first lady reveals the real source of president obama's gray hair and what she is telling robin roberts about life in the white house. >> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> a startling new report showing more teenagers are dying in car crashes. the numbers are eye popping. in the first six months of last year the delegate rate if teens jumped 20 percent nationwide. 240 teens were killed in crashes between january and june according to the governor's highway safety association. 16 and 17-year-olds were involved in the most fatal accidents. federal data if the entire year is available later this year. >> new this morning, consumer reports has just released the list of top-rated vehicles, lexus is tops with overall score of 79 for excellence. subaru and mazda did well with 76. toyota is at 74. the scores are out of 100. consumer reports credits the high ratings to good handling, fuel efficiency and relatively affordable prices. michael finney will have a comprehensive look ahead on abc7 news at 4:00. >> a study may have you going t
ABC
Feb 28, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> federal workers warn of a problem locally if >> president obama meets congressional leaders tomorrow about the across-the-board cuts known as the sequester but leaders agree there is virtually no chance they will stop the cuts from going through. the $85 billion in cuts will cause flight delays because of fewer air traffic controller and reduce vaccines for children, furlough federal workers. that is just a sample. the cuts take effect in less than 48 hours unless lawmakers can work out a last minute compromise. >> i have not seen things done in two days in washington, dc in some time, and on the other hand the good news is the public is paying attention to this. government spending has driven our national debt to over $16 trillion. that is more than $52,000 for every man, woman, and child in our country. i don't believe the debt is a result of insufficient taxation. >> foam's meeting is the first time this year the president is meeting with house and senate g.o.p. leaders. >> the federal workers are furloughed we will see painful impact here in the bay area. katie marzullo is live at the
ABC
Feb 18, 2013 11:00am PST
to washington, dc, this week, to interview president obama at the white house. dan's reports live from washington, dc, air tomorrow evening at 5:00 here on abc7. >> look forward to that. race car driver patrick is making history. she has become the first woman to win the pole position for the daytona 500. patrick sped around the 2.5 mile track in under 46 seconds in a qualifying race acknowledging -- averaging 196 miles per hour. the vase on sunday. >> a nonpartisan watch dog group is raising questions of menlo park facebook 2012 tax filing, citizens for tax justice say they found the social network company benefits from discussionses for executive stock options and share awards, despite the $1.1 billion in profit, the group said they will receive $429 million in tax refunds. facebook spokesman declined to comment. >> and show rooming in the stores could be stopped by best buy, saying they will match the prices of all local retail competitors and 19 major online retailers and hope to end show rooming where consumers look at items in the store and they go online to buy them. best buy of
ABC
Feb 27, 2013 11:00am PST
aimed at confiscating weapons from people prohibiting from having them. >> president obama says that civil rights icon rosa parks has taken her rightful place among those who have shaped the course of american history. the president and congressional leaders unveiled a statue at the capitol this morning, which portrays parks wearing a hat and clutching a purse. she refused to give up her seat to a white man on a bus. she was given a statue in stat statuary hall. >> when we come back i will tell you who is living through history right now, many cities, this is the dryest going to a year we have ever had. i will let you know about that and when the rain is coming back. >> plus, pope benedict's final farewell, what he tell the faithful during the last public appearance before stepping >> walnut creek, campbell, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> not first time since the middle ages, a pope is choosing to say good by, pope benedict xvi bid final public farewell to the followers this morning after the vatican. tens of thousands packed st. support's square as he took the fina
ABC
Feb 1, 2013 11:00am PST
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